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to take anything from us. >> reporter: a spokesman says the company has offered a fair contract to its union employees. >> union members are not being given an opportunity to vote on our last and final offer we submitted three weeks ago. we provided the union with what we believe to be a very fair offer. yet they have not set a date for an election. and because of that, we have no other choice but to implement that offer. >> reporter: the spokesman says they've lost millions of dollars since 2008, largely because of more than 200 stores that have opened in northern california that now sell groceries. many of them like walmart are nonunion and don't have to pay the operating costs they do. this woman has been shopping at her neighborhood store for 22 years. >> these are nice people. it's like a family. >> if she sees striking workers sunday morning, she'll shop somewhere else, at least until the dispute is settled. >> if there is a strike on sunday morning, all of the knob hill stores here in the bay area will remain open. they plan to bring in nonon onworkers to fill those shift
. >> reporter: other seniors told us safety education is the key. >> i go to the senior citizen and more education on how to protect ourselves and not to be out at certain times. >> reporter: i just heard from the district attorney and learned that the 14 year old will be charged as an adult. he's from vallejo and charges include attempted murder, carjacking, robbery and kidnapping. he's due to appear in superior court in fairfield on monday to face those charges. live in valeto, monte francis, nbc bay area news. >>> a san francisco sheriff's deputy on the wrong side of the law. 36-year-old deputy phillip tong is accused of robbing a bank of america the day after election day. he handed the teller a demand note and left with $1,700. police say they identified him through fingerprints and surveillance videos. he's behind bars facing several felony robbery charges. >>> tense moments at the oakland airport today. alleged bomb making materials were found during a security screening. a man from southern california was promptly arrested. cheryl hurd joins from us oakland international. a news
hurd joins us with this incredible story. how did it go today? >> reporter: it was fantastic. we had three young strong oakland officers here all on the verge of tears, really. it happened at the eastmont station in oakland. a reunion of sorts with the baby's mom kimberly, the dad, barry, and the baby of the hour, 4-day-old nolan shell miller. mom told us today that she told dad she was having contractions when he came home around 6:30 friday night. they jumped into the family car, heading to kaiser hospital. they made it only to 98 avenue near the 580 freeway when dad was told to pull over. it just so happened three police officers happened to be there, and they say today that that was a blessing. >> it doesn't usually happen like that for a lot of moms. mostly moms get the opportunity to go to the hospital and have their baby in the comfort of a nice bed. but on that day, when she told us that she was having a baby, she was not lying. she was having a baby, right now. >> if it wasn't for god putting these three officers into place, no matter what they was doing, you know, these thr
of 2200 cancer patients authorized by the state of oregon to use mel marijuana. medical cannabis became legal in oregon between years ago. makayla's condition qualifies her to have a cannabis card under the state's program. even though she is seven,she has a state-issued cannabis card. but her use is not monitored by her doctor. that's what scares dr. caroline hastings who oversees the hematology/oncology department at children's hospital oakland. >> i don't think it's correct to use cannabis in this way. the most effective way to use any kind of medication like this is in concert with a medical team to make sure that there is no interference with any of the other medications used to treat the underlying disease, and to make sure it's safe. >> reporter: dr. hastings says about 60 children are diagnosed with leukemia each year at children hospital oakland. she says she has treated some of her young patients with different forms of cannabis, but the treatments are always supervised. makayla's biological father is not happy with using medical marijuana for his daughter's treatment. we'll h
with palm spring police who say that he used his car as a weapon against two officers who feared for their safety. and based at camp pendleton. but stationed at 29 palms. he was just in the bay area where he grew up visiting and had plans to start college in a few months. >> this is a -- there is a young man, signed up to serve the country who went to afghanistan. came back untouched. was sach in afghanistan. came back to get killed. nobody deserves this. they want to know more about what exactly happened the morning the marine was killed. they want a full investigation, independent of the palm spring police department or district attorney any office. both officers involved in the shooting have been placed on paid administrative leave. kimberly terry, nbc bay area news. >>> thank you, kimberly. the weather took quite a turn overnight. let's check in with the meteorologist on the latest and when the next storm is coming in, rob. >> right now. just saw on the radar. the rain is starting to reach the north bay. where we have seen the most impressive rainfall totals in the last 24 ho
later to investigate. >> responding earlier this morning that prevented us coming in a more timely manner to this event is a series of accidents along santa teresa. one of the vehicles, which had been reported earlier, had actually driven into the house. >> reporter: when they did arrive, police had to wait another hour for animal control to remove a rottweiler and another dog so they could enter the unlocked home. that's when they found the woman dead. police are not releasing her name until they can notify her family. but they say they are definitely looking for man who lives here, who may be the victim's husband, and possibly another woman who lived here. neighbor marla hall said she often saw the victim out walking her dog. she says she is scared. >> especially if it's a homicide. i'm stunned. because you don't think that happens in this neighborhood. >> reporter: this is san jose's 41st homicide of the year, the highest murder count in 15 years. police admit budget cuts are impacting the crime rate. >> i think if we have more resources available at the time, we certainly could
about people that might not necessarily be willing to help us. >> reporter: and that reward is now up to $20,000. between the police officers association and the mayor's office and the tip that brings that suspect in can be anonymous. so the assistant police chief says if the suspect in custody is cooperating somewhat with investigators. he might talk soon, though, because he is due in court on wednesday to face charges against him. in san jose, kris sanchez, nbc bay area news. >> kris, thank you. >>> coming up tonight on our 6:00 newscast, are officers jumping ship from the san jose police department? we'll show you the bay area city actively recruiting disgruntled officers from jpd. >>> a surprising crime. two students robbed at gunpoint at foothill college today. it happened on the foothill campus in los altos hills about 9:00 this morning. campus police say two students were stopped by a man with a gun and robbed of their backpacks. >> very rare in my history here, which is 16 years, i've never seen an armed robbery situation here at foothill college. it's certainly not unusual on
after hitting those record highs, remember? meteorologist rob mayeda joins us with a look what's going on. >> we were talking about this last weekend. we'd seen this extreme pattern shift for the bay area going from record highs, temperatures in the 80s. you can see the jet stream looking like this earlier in the week and switching into the con figuration we see now. you felt it outside today. these temperatures we're seeing right now, close to today's high temperatures if you want to call it that. as the skies remain clear overnight and the dry air settles in, we have frost advisories mainly across the north bay valleys. we'll see low 30s. mid 30s around fairfield into concord. out by the tri-valley, you'll see some mid 30s and low to mid 30s from morgan hill towards gilroy. it's a reminder as we get into this time of year as the frost advisories up through 8:00 tomorrow morning to bring in your pets. protect the temperature sensitive plants and the jute door pipes through 8:00 tomorrow morning. our weather pattern does include more opportunities for rain. we're going to let you know
able to use a saw to cut it open. they managed to get him out safely after midnight. the man had burns and bruises but not seriously hurt. he told rescue crews that he was homeless and it wasn't the first time he had gone in a storm drain to stay warm. >> small businesses across america got their share of the spotlight today. it is small business saturday a-day when the small players in the retail trade hope to compete with those mega malls and store chains. we begin our coverage with nbc bay area's brian mooar in washington. >> reporter: at a little book store just outside the nation's capital president obama and his daughters were thinking small. >> we can do a little shopping as well. happy thanksgiving, everybody. >> reporter: on this small business saturday the president chose to lead by example. giving a boost to the small businesses that often get lost in the holiday sales shuffle. >> small businesses are the job creators. two out of every three met new private sector jobs are created by a small business. >> reporter: and those small business owners are counting on their neighbo
getting married. cheryl hurd joins us with more on this ripple effect. no matter which way the court decides. cheryl? >> supreme court justices will be behind closed doors tomorrow, the end result of that meeting may mean that gay couples will flock here to san francisco's city hall to get married. or they may not. >> this time we think this is finally it. >> tom watson was fifth in line to get their marriage license two years ago. when the courts decided to put gay marriage on hold. >> i feel like we're seeing the light at the end of the tunnel. we're hopeful about what could happen in the next few days. >> on friday, nine supreme court justices are scheduled to meet behind closed doors and decide if they will take a series of cases. one of them is the federal defense of marriage act. the other is prop 8. the ban on same sex marriage in california. >> it's very very likely the court will take at least one of the cases challenging the federal defense of marriage act. the federal law that prevents the federal government from recognizing the marriages of same sex couples, even in state
to take away from analysts? the my is growing, but very slowly. today both sides try to use the numbers to claim their message is the right one for the future of our country. steve handelsman is live in washington, d.c. with the latest on the race with 95 hours to go until the first polls close. good evening. >> reporter: 95, well that. >> can't spin that number. but both sides are spinning the unemployment number of 7.9, disagreeing about the significance of it. but agreeing oddly, they don't agree on much, especially this close to the end, on the importance of the number 18, the electoral votes of ohio that both candidates badly need. so close to the end, you know they're in ohio. mitt romney in etna. >> i'm counting on you. >> president obama in hilliard, caking credit for the auto bailout. >> in toledo, where chrysler is add mortgage than a thousand new jobs on a second shift, not in china, right here in ohio. >> reporter: it paid off for him, a two-point lead in ohio polls. >> this morning we learned the companies hired more workers in october than at any time in the la
in the bay area. for more on that, let's bring in nbc bay area's jodi hernandez who joins us from emeryville. jodi? >> reporter: raj, there are a lot of folks here in the bay area who have friends and family members either in israel or in the gaza strip. they are very worried by what is happening there. now, we got a taste today of what folks in that area are going through. as you mentioned, it is a region that is still very much under fire tonight. we caught up with the residents of gaza via skype this afternoon. a woman who has been praying for a ceasefire. but judging by the shelling outside her house, it hadn't taken hold yet. >> i was feeling relief when i hear about the ceasefire, but now coming through, i think it's less of a point -- oh my god, just a second. >> reporter: mona al farrah is a project director on the ground in gaza for berkeley-based middle children's alliance, a nonprofit aimed at making life better for palestinian children in the gaza strip. >> people are huddled together. they put blankets over them. they bring their children to them. their kids are terrified. of co
. and if we get customers to support us, walmart will listen. >> this nothing but another union-funded publicity stunt. >> reporter: walmart released a statement today. while protests are expected to take place at walmarts across the country, walmart insists its workers have among the best jobs in retail, and expect black friday to be a huge success. >> our more than 1.3 million associates enjoy working at walmart. they like the opportunities they get by look working at the company, and they're excited. >> walmart, walmart, you're no good! >> treat the workers like you should. >> reporter: but as they took their demonstration inside the store, chanting up and down the aisles, their claims seemed to resonate with at least some shoppers. this family pledged not to return until things improve. >> until they get treated rightfully, we're going to stand in their corner. >> reporter: again, protests are scheduled to take place across the country and across the bay area over the next couple of days. we are told protests will take place in san leandro, richmond, san francisco, and san j
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